S. Hall Young
Butler, Butler Co. Pa, Apr. 17, 1890John Muir; "Dear my friend & fellow student, I would [lean?] my spirit oe'r you." Reading your exquisite descriptions in Picturesque California has given me an irresistible impulse to write to you; not to renew our friendship, for I will not admit that that has suffered a moment's break or decline. But I want to hear from you again & to know some things from you. I subscribed for Picturesque Cal. just before leaving Cal. last month, because you were its editor & principal writer. I have received five numbers, & the last left me breathless in the midst of a sentence on the Yosemite. It is certainly a great work - the most perfect of its kind that I have
Butler, Butler Co., Pa.
1890 Apr 17
Original letter dimensions: 22.5 x 14 cm.
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